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Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy Resources on the Web

Faculty Liaison: Prof. Sarah Nathan

General

Alliance for Nonprofit Management
Assc. for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
Best E-Newsletters for Fundraisers and Nonprofit Managers
BoardSource
Census of University-Based Nonprofit Management Programs
The Center for Association Leadership
CEOExpress
CompassPoint
Connecticut Association of Nonprofits
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
European Foundation Center
Foundation Center
Grantseeking for Nonprofits
Guidestar
Human Service Forum - Nonprofit library at 184 Mill Street, Springfield, MA
Idealist.org
Independent Sector
Independent Sector – Accountability
Innovation Network
Interactive Knowledge for Nonprofit Organizations Worldwide
Idealist Nonprofit FAQ
Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits
Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
National Center for Family Philanthropy
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
National Council of Nonprofit Associations
NGO GLOBAL NETWORK
The Nonprofit Finance Fund
Nonprofit Good Practice Guide
Nonprofit Law Center
Nonprofit Resource Center
Nonprofit Sector Research Fund
Nonprofit Risk Management Resource Center
Nonprofit Times
NPower.org
Philanthropy Journal
Standards for Excellence Institute
Stanford Social Innovation Review
TCC Group
TechSoup
The Urban Institute Center on Nonprofits
World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO)

Board Governance and Volunteer Management

BoardNet USA
The Bridgespan Group
Effective Nonprofit Boards
Governance Matters
Starting a Nonprofit

Data, Statistics, and Research

Boston College Center on Wealth & Philanthropy
Council for Aid to Education-Voluntary Support for Education
Foundation Stats
Giving USA Reports
Hudson Institute - Index of Global Philanthropy & Remittances
Independent Sector: Research
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy - Research & News
National Center for Charitable Statistics
National Priorities Project - analyzes and clarifies federal data so that people can understand and influence how their tax dollars are spent.
Philanthropic Studies Index
Philanthropy Archives at IUPUI
Rockefeller Archive Center
The Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey
Top Funders
U.S. Census
Value of Volunteer Time
Volunteering and Civic Life in America
World Factbook - including population, ethnicity, literacy rates, and political, geographical, and economic data for countries around the world.
World Giving Index

Executive Transition & Succession Planning

Business Continuity Planning Tutorial
Executive Director Tenure and Transition in Southern New England - study results on leadership tenure and turnover in nonprofit organizations
Guides for Executives and Board Members
Third Sector New England Transition Guide

Financial Management

Basic Guide to Non-Profit Financial Management
Basic Tax Information for Nonprofits
Creating a Budget That Works For You
Learning Not to Spend It Now
FAQS on NPO formation, reporting and legal requirements

Fundraising Theory and Practice

Association for Fundraising Professionals
Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
Fundraising Consultant & Resources
Fundraising for Nonprofits - blog
Fundraising Sources & Information for Nonprofit Management
Giving Circles Network
Grassroots Fundraising Journal
Raising Change - Social Change Fundraising, Strategies and Training

Human Resources

Build an Organization with Values
Cultural Competency Assessment Tool
Employee Turnover Calculator
Free Management Library – Human Resources
Nonprofit Times Salary Survey
Payscale.com Salary Information
Sample Personnel Policies
Transition Guides
Twenty Dumb Things Organizations Do

Law, Policy & Government Relations

A donor’s guide to IRS 990
Guidestar Tutorials - includes one on 990s
IRS website for public charities
Laws and regulations controlling NPOs in the U.S.
FAQs from the Massachusetts Attorney General's Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division
Online filing information for IRS 990s
The Quality 990 website - encompasses a number of projects and activities to improve the quality of IRS Form 990 reporting by nonprofit organizations

Leadership & Change

Finding Leaders for America’s Nonprofits

Philanthropy Fundamentals

African-American Philanthropy
Asian-American Philanthropy
Latino Philanthropy
Native American Philanthropy
World Religious Giving Trends

Next Generation Philanthropy

Alliance for Justice
Emerging Practicioners in Philanthropy
Future Leaders in Philanthropy
New Generation of African American Philanthropists
New Generation of Philanthropists Aims for Social Change
Resource Generation
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

Planned Giving

David Lamb's Prospect Research Page
Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
PlannedGiving.com

Nonprofit Bibliographies

Books for Understanding: The Nonprofit Sector & Philanthropy
Nonprofit Technology Network: Research Bibliography

Nonprofit Blogs

Give & Take: a roundup of blogs about the nonprofit world
Netsquared
Nonprofit Blog Exchange

Nonprofit Career Guides

The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers
The Nonprofit Career Guide
Transition to the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Podcasts

Foraker Group Blog: Nonprofit Podcasts
Nonprofit Law Podcast

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